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Genro Kashiwa Interview

Date: February 20, 2012
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Videographer: Mathew Medeiros
Densho ID: ddr-densho-1000-395
02:13:28
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Nisei male. Born April 27, 1923, in Waialua, Hawaii. Grew up in Hawaii, where father was a Buddhist priest. During World War II, served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in France and Italy. After the war, went to law school and eventually returned to Hawaii.
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Family background Segment 1 of 13 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Father's role as a Buddhist priest Segment 2 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Memories of childhood Segment 3 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Attending high school Segment 4 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor; father's arrest by FBI Segment 5 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Volunteering for the army at mother's urging Segment 6 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Memories of basic training and first assignment Segment 7 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Combat in France: encountering the enemy and being "wounded" Segment 8 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Fighting on the front lines Segment 9 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Serving in Italy and being placed in command Segment 10 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Hearing about the end of the war Segment 11 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Returning to Hawaii after military service Segment 12 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Reflections Segment 13 of 13 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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